Anne Simone Graduate Student International Conference Award

Overview

The Anne Simone Graduate Student International Conference Award will be given annually to one student enrolled full time in a graduate program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who is attending an international conference to present his/her research.

Anne Simone was a long-term employee at York University. She worked for years at York's Schulich School of Business and for many years has served as the administrative assistant for the Dean in the Faculty of Arts working closely with George Fallis, Bob Drummond and more recently in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies as the administrative assistant to the Associate Dean, Faculty. She cared deeply about York University and went above and beyond for graduate students by helping them to negotiate university administration.

Value and Duration

  • One award of $1,000 (Subject to change)

Eligibility

  • Full–time registered Master’s or doctoral York graduate student;
  • Must be a current student;
  • Domestic and international students are both eligible for this scholarship;
  • Selection criteria includes:
    • student's progress in their program
    • evaluation of how a presentation will enhance their professional development or provide exposure for their work among peers
    • the number of other conferences the student has presented at

Deadlines

  • Applications are due by March 23, at 4:00pm

How to Apply

  • Applications are accepted through the Graduate Development Fund portal. Please complete and submit a Graduate Development Fund application according to the instruction, and separately;
  • Submit a completed  Award Application form (.pdf) and a short narrative (not more than 500 words) on how the conference will forward the student's research and scholarship, to Richolette Freckleton, Scholarships Coordinator at fgssac@yorku.ca

Award Period (when the award will be paid)

  • Winter Term

Contact

  • Scholarship and Awards Coordinator
    230 York Lanes
    Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416) 736-2100 ext. 33954
    fgssac@yorku.ca
  • Research Officer
    230 York Lanes
    Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416) 736-2100 ext. 44168
    fgsro@yorku.ca